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The City of Largo's Emergency Management Team is coordinating post-storm recovery efforts due to Hurricane Ian for our community. When possible, residents are asked to stay off the roads to allow crews to complete damage assessment and debris cleanup.

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LARGO — Just over a year ago, the city of Largo adopted new regulations for the commercial sale of dogs and cats. It also banned new pet stores, but grandfathered in the city’s two existing stores, All About Puppies and Sunshine Puppies on Ulmerton Road. 

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LARGO — On Sunday, Sept. 11, Anona United Methodist Church held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new community playground that’s being built on the church grounds at 13233 Indian Rocks Road.

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LARGO — City commissioners voted 5-2 on Sept. 6 to reduce the property tax rate. They also unanimously approved the $309.7 million budget for fiscal year 2023. 

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LARGO — The city of Largo has learned the hard way about rising construction costs this past year. City leaders have had to shelve a project to upgrade Bayhead Action Park, and, most recently, they learned that their premier project to build a new mixed-use City Hall on West Bay Drive balloo…

LARGO — Residential real estate rates in Pinellas County have increased by about 30% since 2020. That increase and a surging demand for affordable rental housing units led Pinellas County commissioners on Aug. 2 to move forward with a tenants bill of rights in an effort to protect renters.

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In what was called “one of the most important decisions in the history of Largo,” city commissioners on Aug. 2 unanimously approved a contract with Biltmore Construction Co. for up to $69.6 million to construct its new mixed-use City Hall.

LARGO — The city of Largo will host a series of free Community Climate Sessions in July to explore how climate change has already been impacting the community and what other changes could be experienced in the future. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Largo Mayor Woody Brown was among two dozen mayors and other local leaders who recently attended a summit on flooding and sea level rise in Washington, D.C., to explore and share solutions to flooding and sea-level rise and build relationships with members of Congress and …

LARGO — If dogs are man’s best friend, it makes sense for a dog in a senior living facility to have a lot of friends. And that’s the case at Elison Senior Living of Pinecrest in Largo, as officials recently held a puppy party for residents to celebrate the 6th birthday of Max the “community dog.” 

ST. PETERSBURG — Largo High School’s Class of 2022 commencement ceremony, held May 20 at Tropicana Field in St. Pete, was a bittersweet event for many, as the massive graduating class of more than 520 seniors said farewell to one another as well as retiring LHS principal, Dr. Bradley Finkbiner.

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LARGO — When the City Commission was considering developer Carlos Yepes’ proposal to construct a 231-unit apartment complex at Eighth Avenue Southeast and Donegan Road in October, he said his only other option would be an industrial project that might not be as good a fit for the community. 

LARGO — On May 10, Largo Elks Lodge #2159 Veterans Committee members presented their 75th Welcome Home Kit to a veteran through the Bay Pines VA HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Office. A Welcome Home Kit provides some of the basic essentials for a veteran moving into a new residence,…

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